Not to be confused with dower
Dour is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 16,810 inhabitants. The total area is 33.32 km², giving a population density of 505 inhabitants per km².
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Dour proper, Blaugies, Élouges, and Wihéries.
Dour is often considered the western end of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia.
Since 1989 Dour has hosted the annual Dour Festival, an alternative music festival.
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